Check Ups by Poosh (Pumla Mtengwane) is a rarest album of Kwaito/Bubblegum released in 1991. This album include several hits such as “Check Up’s”, “Say Something”.
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Hot 8-track album by Quinton Madlala, put together by Blondie Makhene with backing from his African Youth Band. Follow-up to Quinton’s 1986 album Heartbreaker.
Funky bubblegum grooves by Margino produced by the influential Attie van Wyk (keyboards, synths, backing vocals and DMX drum machine)…
Spirro-inspired disco with slick synths over electronic beats and half-sung, half-spoken vocals that preempt kwaito, most obviously on “Do It“.
Angie Gumbi aka Ntombi Yomsuthu is the wife of multi-talented Richard Felani Gumbi (Volcano, Sgu, Spirro etc), who produced, arranged, performed and engineered this album.
Ashiko is translated as “world of time” – no time to lose. Thie band Ashiko was Alpheus Mofokeng (lead vocals), Thomas Tladi (guitar), Innocent Hala (keyboards), Diliza Manela (keyboards), Bonakele Mbambisa (keyboads) and Skipper Shabalala (guitar).
The underrated Little Lenny put out some quality sounds, with fresh, funky melodies and new synth sounds. The title track is solid gold weighing in at 7min. B sides “Taxi Dube Station” and “Stockies Draai” both take inspiration from the synth bassline of Imagination’s and give it a Mzansi makeover.
South African boogie/bubblegum by Brenda Fassie on top from 1991, check the killer title track or “Goeie More More More” or “Going Crazy“, great digital copy.
Korobela is a classic bubblegum gem presented here its maxi-single version released in 1986 on Teal Sound Records.
This digital copy is clearly a must have.
- Korobela (Dub Mix)